Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Congratulations & Happy Release Day ~ The Lady's Guard - Sinful Brides: Book 3 by Christi Caldwell



Happy Release Day

Christi Caldwell

Teatime and Books are honored to present to you the Newest Release from USA Today Bestselling author, Christi Caldwell! The Lady's Guard, the third book in her Sinful Brides Series released today with a dynamite hit! This is sure to be a #1 Bestseller and a book you will not want to miss! This whole series is just phenomenal!

Teatime and Books give this a high 5 Teacups! This book kept me reading long into the wee hours of the early morning, I could not put it down! We first meet Lady Diana visiting her “mad” mother at a dirty and grungy jail. She’d attempted to murder someone and has gone bloody mad, Diana just had to know and see it for herself. Her heart aches in some ways for her mother, but also deep down inside she fears that she too will become “mad”. Later we see her running in the dark alley of St. Giles; one of the dirtiest, poorest and scariest of London’s slums. She’s trying to get to her brother-in-law and when she appeals for his help, her fears that someone is after her, he puts her in the care of his best guard, Niall Marksman. Niall and Diana have a very rough past and Niall doesn’t trust her at all and does not want to take on this mission; however, the honorable and dutiful man that he is, he takes on this mission.

In a quest to protect Diana, yet deal with his feelings towards the woman and hers to him, sparks begin to fly between the two and try as they might, they can’t resist the feelings and attraction that begins to boil over within. Niall can’t help but feel himself more than just Diana’s protector, he not only wants to protect her being, he wants to protect her heart as well.

Caldwell’s writing is amazing, such a creative genius. This story’s plot is so thick and riveting. Niall and Diana’s story takes the reader on a ride of their lives with twists and turns, and ups and downs. Also, one can’t help but be brought front and center into the characters’ lives and feel their pain, agony, love and yes, passion. Such a beautifully written story and one that would make a great addition to any historical romance lover’s library. The Lady’s Guard is one of the most sensual and epic reads of 2017.

*I received a copy of this book for an honest review, all thoughts and opinions are my own*

Release Blitz ~ Lily - Beach Brides Series by Ciara Knight

Title: Lily
Author: Ciara Knight
Genre: Sweet Romance
Hosted by: Lady Amber's PR


Twelve friends from the online group, Romantic Hearts Book Club, decide to finally meet in person during a destination Caribbean vacation to beautiful Enchanted Island. While of different ages and stages in life, these ladies have two things in common: 1) they are diehard romantics, and 2) they’ve been let down by love. As a wildly silly dare during her last night on the island, each heroine decides to stuff a note in a bottle addressed to her “dream hero” and cast it out to sea!

Lily Holt once believed in dreams until her fiancé and business manager abandoned her art career and marriage proposal for another woman. Public shame drove her to hide in the remote beach town of Cape Bliss, Florida. She believes she’s free of the art world until Josh Raymond appears at her front door with a picture she’d sketched on a dare years ago. Josh needs her to recreate the hope and love in the original image for a contract that will save his advertising firm. But Lily lost her muse and there is no way she can sketch the emotional depth needed for this piece. The only hope is if Josh can convince her that happily-ever-after still exists, but the price might be too high to pay—his heart.

Ciara Knight writes with a ‘Little Edge and a Lot of Heart’ with her contemporary and paranormal romance books. Her most recent #1 Amazon bestselling series, Sweetwater County, has topped the charts and received acclaimed reviews. Her international best-seller, Pendulum scored 4 stars from RT Book Reviews, accolades from InD’Tale Magazine and Night Owl Top Pick. Her young adult paranormal series, Battle for Souls, received 5 stars from Paranormal Romance Guild and Night Owl’s Top Pick, among other praises.

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The man turned, and Lily caught a glimpse of the most brilliant blue eyes, the kind that leapt out and capture your heart.
She raced to retrieve her colored pencils and sketchbook, then started blending shades of blue on a fresh sheet. It was somewhere between the brightness of electric blue and the depth of cobalt. Unique and mesmerizing. She tried to capture that feeling on paper.
“Lily, we have a guest.”
Lily’s head shot up, only just realizing they had been watching her.
Josh offered his hand. “Ms. Holt. I’m Josh Raymond—”
“Yes, from the advertising agency. I heard you.” Ignoring his hand, she turned her attention back to her sketchbook. She wanted to find that color before it was gone.
“When you were spying on us from behind that column?” Josh asked with a smile. His expression was all business, yet a hint of playfulness slipped through. It distracted her enough that she lost the snapshot in her mind. As she stared at him, trying to recapture it, a shadow darkened his face. She shuffled close and angled her head so she could get a good look at him, and he quirked a brow at her. Then she remembered her sister’s chastisement after things fell apart with Stephon. “You’ll never catch a decent man if you keep acting like a crazy art fool.” Embarrassed, Lily abruptly stepped back. “Sorry. It was your eyes.”
His other brow joined its partner high on his forehead. “My eyes?”
“Yes, um, the color. It’s unique, and I wanted to capture it.”
Connie shook her head. “My sister isn’t as strange as she seems, I promise.”

Sale Blitz ~ The Gryphon Series by Stacey

Title: The Gryphon Series
Author: Stacey Rourke
Genre: YA Fantasy
Publisher: Anchor Group Publishing
Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR

Embrace the call of destiny with the Award-Winning Gryphon Series written by Stacey Rourke. Fate and sacred calling have landed nineteen-year-old Celeste Garrett in the middle of a demonic war, with nowhere to run. Journey through the chronicles of this Young Adult adventure which includes four full length books, and two bonus novellas.

The Conduit
The Sidekick Chronicles, Vol I
The Sidekick Chronicles, Vol II

RONE Award Winner Young Adult Fantasy 2012
YATR Author of the Year 2012
Turning Pages Magazine Best Teen Read 2013

“Another fantastic, awesome, laugh-out-loud funny addition to the library of ‘falling in love’ with Stacey Rourke books! It’s different, and a great example of some pre-Twilight era YA Paranormal books, where angst was minimal, family was important and adventures were up front and center.” -InD’Tale Magazine

“Celeste is a well-rounded character and a spunky, sassy protagonist. Though she is a superhero, she commands compassion because she is so human and vulnerable, flawed and weak in spite of super powers. She has the demands of a job, sibling feuds, family issues and the weight of the world on her shoulders.” -IndieReader

RONE Award Winner for Best YA Paranormal Work of 2012 for Embrace, a Gryphon Series Novel
Young Adult and Teen Reader voted Author of the Year 2012
Turning Pages Magazine Winner for Best YA book of 2013 & Best Teen Book of 2013 

Stacey Rourke is the author of the award winning YA Gryphon Series, the chillingly suspenseful Legends Saga, and the romantic comedy Adapted for Film. She lives in Michigan with her husband, two beautiful daughters, and two giant dogs. She loves to travel, has an unhealthy shoe addiction, and considers herself blessed to make a career out of talking to the imaginary people that live in her head. 

Visit her at www.staceyrourke.com
or on Twitter or instagram at Rourkewrites.

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Release Blast ~ Can't Stop Lovin' You - A Maverick Junction Novel by Lynnette Austin

must find a way to convince Maggie 
that their one true home is with each other.

Maverick Junction #3
Lynnette Austin


Sullivan can't wait to get out of Texas. Luckily, she just got the break she
needed to make her big-city dreams a reality. But then Brawley Odell swaggers
back into Maverick Junction, looking hotter than ever in his dusty cowboy boots
and well-worn jeans. He's the guy she still dreams of at night. The guy who
broke her heart when he left her behind.

Fed up with
city life, Brawley jumps at the chance to return home and take over the local
vet's practice—and get back to the smart, sassy woman he's never been able
forget. He couldn't be prouder of Maggie's new wedding-dress business . . .
until he realizes it may mean losing her all over again. Determined to win her
back, Brawley must find a way to convince Maggie that their one true home is
with each other.

Her sigh filled the garden. “I really do have to go. I’m a business woman, and I have to be up early.”

He nodded.

She stood. “This was nice. Thanks.”

He took both her hands in his. She swayed toward him, started to kiss his cheek.

“No.” He met her lips with his. Hunger, raw and deep, ripped through him. He tasted the same emotion on her lips, in her. One kiss led to another and another.

Breathing hard, she broke away, running her fingers through her hair to push it off her face. “I can’t do this. It was never a question of chemistry. We had that in spades.”

“We still do.” His voice was husky and ragged.

“I can’t and won’t deny that.”

“Come upstairs with me. Stay the night.” He trailed kisses along her neck, her collarbone. She shivered, and he knew she was close.

But she put her hands on his arms and pushed away. “I can’t.”

“I know I handled things badly, but how can you hold it against me so long?”

She didn’t answer. Simply turned to walk away.

He grabbed her hand and kissed it before she melted into the night, leaving him standing in the dark, wanting more. So much more.


recovering middle school teacher, loves long rides with the top down and the
music cranked up, the Gulf of Mexico when a storm is brewing, chocolate frozen
custard, anything by Blake Shelton, Chris Young, and Thomas Rhett, and sitting
in her local coffee shop reading and enjoying an iced coffee. She and her
husband divide their time between Southwest Florida's beaches and Georgia's
Blue Ridge Mountains. Having grown up in a small town, that's where her heart
takes her—to those quirky small towns where everybody knows everybody...and all
their business, for better or worse. Writing for Grand Central and Sourcebooks,
she’s published twelve novels and is at work on a new series.

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Book Tour & Giveaway ~ Love A Tangled Knot by Eichin Chang-Lim

A Tangled Knot
Eichin Chang Lim
Clean Contemporary Romance

love is true, how long should you wait?

How much pain should you
endure before moving on?

Love: A Tangled Knot is
a new edition of a romantic novel penned by the award-winning author
of Flipping, Eichin Chang-Lim. A clean romance about
the struggles of a couple to keep their family together against all

With the Golden Gate Bridge in sight, the story

Kayla is an ambitious seventeen-year-old who is
content to deliver "real-talk" to her boy-crazy best
friend, Breeana, while running the high school's environmentalist
club. She has no time or desire for boys, viewing even a crush
as an unwanted commitment. Until Russell Mancini joins Beach Cleanup
Day. Kayla learns that she's a sucker for love just like her

Their relationship seems perfect, but fate
conspires against the pair. Kayla's dreams are shattered when she
becomes pregnant. Struggling to make ends meet, Russell makes a
decision that threatens to destroy their relationship,
irrevocably steering his course away from Kayla and their
daughter. Kayla finds herself pitted in a conflict she would never
have expected.

As Russell's fate presents him with
a seven-year incarceration sentence, Kayla must pick up the
pieces and stay firm in her marriage. Dreaming of the day her
daughter will have a father once again.

Will Kayla and Russell
untangle the knot that was once their love? Or will temptations and
inner demons succeed in moving them further apart?

Date: August 5, 2017

Chang Lim is a writer of inspiration and romantic fiction. She has
also released a memoir / self-help book for special needs parents. In
real life, she is an Optometrist, Actress, Wife and  Mother to
Theodore, and Victoria. They live in Orange County where she runs a
private practice with her husband. 

is passionate about writing and enjoys listening to classical music
and opera.

the tour HERE!

Book Tour & Giveaway ~ 30 Second Death - A Tobi Tobias Mystery by Laura Bradford

Tobi Tobias Mystery #2
Laura Bradford

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Date: 7/11/2017

help an old friend, Tobi Tobias gets a third-rate thespian a part in
a commercial, and learns that in the advertising business, bad acting
can lead to murder . . .
When Tobi Tobias
opened her own advertising agency, Carter McDade was there for her
every step of the way. A brilliant hairdresser, Carter has just
landed his dream project: doing hair and makeup for a theatrical
production of Rapunzel. But the dream turns into a nightmare when he
runs into Fiona Renoir, a cruel, talentless starlet who won’t let
Carter touch a hair on her head.
To get Fiona out of
Carter’s hair, Tobi hires the difficult actress for a bit part in
her latest commercial. But true to character, Fiona is a terror on
set, and Tobi is starting to think she’s made the biggest mistake
of her life. But things get even worse when Fiona drops dead in the
hairdresser’s chair, and the only suspect is the man left holding
the tainted hair dye, Carter McDade. And unless Tobi can prove his
innocence, he’ll never do hair in this town again.

also the author of the Emergency Dessert Squad Mysteries,
of the Flans
 and Éclair
and Present Danger
and the national bestselling Amish Mysteries, including 
Churn for the Worse 
and Suspendered
Under the pen name, Elizabeth Lynn Casey, she writes the Southern
Sewing Circle Mysteries, including 
and Taken
She lives in Yorktown Heights, New York, with her husband and their
blended brood.

the tour HERE
for exclusive excerpts, guest posts and a giveaway!

New Book Release ~ Out of Sight - Out of Uniform Series by Melissa Klein

From Award Winning Author

Melissa Klein
When tragedy upends her life, Mia Jones must fight to regain her lost memories and win the man she loves.
Out of Sight
Melissa Klein
Series: Out of Uniform Book 2

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Military Romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Publication Date: July 5, 2017
After a brutal attack leaves Mia Jones with a traumatic brain injury, she learns the key to discovering her attacker’s identity lies within her damaged brain. As she battles to recover from her injuries, she finds it’s not her fiancé by her side but her foster brother, Hank.
When navy pilot, Hank Taggart ditches his plane in the sea, he thinks the worst has happened—until he returns home to learn Mia, the closest thing he’s ever had to family, is in ICU. While struggling to accept the end of a career that defines him and battling his own medical diagnosis, he must also suppress his newfound feelings for Mia.
With Hank rejecting her love at every turn and the bad guys upping the stakes, Mia wonders which fate is worse: falling into the hands of her enemy or losing the man she loves.

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“When are you getting out of rehab?”

Mia wrinkled up her nose. “Hate. That. Word. Rehab. Sound. Like. Detox.” She fiddled with her hospital bracelet. “Discharge. A couple weeks.”

Don’t go. It could be hours before Tripp and his family visited. The thoughts of returning to an empty room made Mia consider begging Hank to stay. More than easing her loneliness, his presence centered her. She couldn’t get enough of his reluctant smiles or quick wit. Even before the attack, his infrequent visits outshone Christmas and her birthday.

Mia’s laughter carried across the open space, piercing his chest with an emotion too elusive and all encompassing to identify. The only thing that would please Hank more than having her direct that laugh toward him was for him to stop wanting it. As the echo of her happiness faded, it left him with a reality too certain and too awful to be anything but the truth. It was time for him to let her go. They’d clung to each other in their makeshift family, but now she’d found the real thing. And he was ballast—a reminder of their awful past she didn’t need.

Mia woke as Hank lifted her from the sofa. “I can walk,” she muttered, more asleep than awake. “I know you can, angel.” Humor colored the deep timbre of his voice. Mia nestled into his embrace, letting him carry her to bed. She’d pick something less enjoyable to assert her independence over. “Sleep tight.” He pressed a kiss to her forehead.

Once his unconscious mind had control of the yolk, all G-rated plans were quickly shoved in the corner for Hank’s better half to ponder later. For now, his less heroic side had control.

Other Books by Melissa Klein

Coming soon! Check out Book 3 of the Out of Uniform series.
Out of Time
Series: Out of Uniform Book 3
Following an on-set romance, Bash Baron and Grace Carradine discover their growing love is impossible to walk away from when filming wraps. However, the paparazzi, obligations, and pride tear them apart. Will Bash come to his senses in time, or will Grace marry the wrong man?
Coming August 16, 2017. Pre-order now for $4.99 only.
Pre-order Link: Amazon


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Contest runs from July 24 - Aug 5, 2017.

About Melissa Klein

Melissa Klein

Melissa Klein writes contemporary romance about everyday heroes fighting extraordinary battles. Whether facing the demands of caring for a child with special needs or the struggles of a soldier returning home, her characters take on the challenges life throws at them with perseverance, courage, and humor. Melissa won Georgia Romance Writers Unpublished Maggie award in 2013 and Rose City Romance Writers Golden Rose award in 2012. She lives in Atlanta with her family.
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